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The EarthAction Team
Amherst, MA
EarthAction's mission is to inform and inspire people everywhere to turn their concern, passion, and outrage into meaningful action for a more just, peaceful and sustainable world.
Interests: Sustainability, biking, peace, nuclear disarmament, forest conservation, nature, indigenous rights, human rights, renewable energy, climate change
Recent Activity
March 2021 - Climate-related natural disasters have increased exponentially over the past decade—the current calamity in Texas is the most recent example. These disasters cost the US approx. $100 billion per year from 2014 through 2018. This fact is pointed out in a bill introduced in the House in February... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at 2020 Action
Posted 4 days ago at EarthAction
Launch of Youth Fusion Elders initiative World Future Day/Nuclear Remembrance Day Monday March 1, 2021. 6pm – 7:30 CET (12noon-1:30pm Eastern Time USA) The World Future Day Launch of Youth Fusion Elders will be an intergenerational dialogue between youth and elders within the peace and nuclear disarmament fields. We will... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at EarthAction
February 2021 - With Joe Biden as our new President, we have a brand-new chance to finally address the worldwide nuclear weapons threat that is getting more threatening of late. All 9 nuclear nations are currently in a mad arms race, modernizing their nuclear weapons, making new smaller “more usable”... Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2021 at 2020 Action
EarthAction celebrates that on January 22, 2021, the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons entered into force. We share this news as written by The International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN): "More than 75 years after the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, the treaty banning these weapons with... Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2021 at EarthAction
The Doomsday Clock has moved for the first time in history to just 100 seconds to midnight. The Nobel prize winners “The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists" justify this move by citing the dangers of atomic war and the consequences of climate change. The dangers of a great cataclysmic war... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2021 at EarthAction
January 2021 - On Nov. 12, according to multiple sources, Pres. Trump asked his national security team for options on attacking Iran's nuclear facilities. He was reportedly talked out of it by the group, but the desire to attack Iran may be alive and well in his heart. One reason... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2020 at 2020 Action
2020 EarthAction Report A Brief Overview of EarthAction’s Projects & Campaigns 2020 Action Every month, 2020 Action and the 2020 Action Education Fund, both projects of EarthAction, educate and mobilize thousands of US citizens encouraging them to communicate with US policymakers on critically important peace and environmental issues. Each month,... Continue reading
Posted Dec 20, 2020 at EarthAction
On January 22nd, the world will celebrate the entry into force of the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear weapons, supported by over 120 states at the UN in July 2017. On this historic day, we call on members of the IPB family, our friends and all peace lovers to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 14, 2020 at EarthAction
EarthAction’s Partner Organizations Helped to Win this Victory! I hope you are well! In case you have not yet heard, I wanted to let you know that last week the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina (FBiH) announced that starting in 2021, the government would no longer provide subsidies that support... Continue reading
Posted Dec 3, 2020 at EarthAction
December 2020 - We know that hotter ocean temperatures produce more violent hurricanes. We also know that the gasoline we burn in our cars, and the oil, coal, natural gas, and jet fuel that we pay for and use, is not paid for entirely when we pay for it. There... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2020 at 2020 Action
Nominations for the 2021 Land for Life Award of the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) opened today. The submission of nominees will close after two months, on 28 January 2021. The Award recognizes initiatives to halt, reduce and/or reverse land degradation that have had a positive impact on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 29, 2020 at EarthAction
November 2020 - The New START Treaty of 2011, between Russia and the US, is set to expire on Feb. 5, 2021, unless it is extended. This treaty caps the number of deployed nuclear warheads at 1,550 each, with intrusive inspections to prevent cheating. This produces a measure of the... Continue reading
Posted Nov 24, 2020 at 2020 Action
October 24, 2020: Honduras today became the 50th country to ratify the historic United Nations Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons (TPNW). It was an appropriate way to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations, whose first goal at its founding on this day in 1945 was to... Continue reading
Posted Oct 26, 2020 at EarthAction
We appeal for your urgent support to prevent the demolition of the monument of Macliing Dulag, Pedro Dungoc, Lumbaya Gayudan and other heroes of the historic Anti-Chico Dam Resistance! This afternoon, the Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA) received a notice from the Upper Kalinga District Engineering Office (UKDEO) of the Department... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2020 at EarthAction
October 2020 - The election this fall offers the most significant opportunity in our lifetime to advance the environmental and peace values we hold dear. The next few weeks offer us the very last chance to impact this election at every level. Vote: If you have any questions about voting... Continue reading
Posted Oct 1, 2020 at 2020 Action
Mission: Save Our Spirits, SOS, is a fund established to support traditional communities to preserve and protect their sacred environments, cultures, spiritual teachings, practices, and wisdom. Diverse native peoples have been here for millennia, sharing the landscape with a world full of diverse life. SOS seeks to support traditional communities... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2020 at EarthAction
September 2020 - Impacting fall elections is far and away the most powerful way to advance peace and environmental concerns this year. Choose one of these two proven ways to do your part. Contribute to and volunteer for critical House and Senate races. The Council for a Livable World (CLW)... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2020 at 2020 Action
August 2020 - A distressingly large number of people who are seriously concerned about the environment turn out not to register and not to vote. The Environmental Voter Project aims to significantly change this. It works to first identify non-voting environmentalists and then turn them into consistent activists and voters.... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at 2020 Action
The world has lost a legend. In the statement President Obama released in light of the heartbreaking news of Representative John Lewis’ passing, he describes an inspiring conversation they had after their last public appearance together: “It’s fitting that the last time John and I shared a public forum was... Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2020 at EarthAction
July 2020 - The Washington Post and other sources have reported that there have been high-level White House discussions about possibly exploding nuclear weapons in deep shafts in the Western US. These would not be actual tests of weapons, because our weapons have been tested over 2,000 times. Rather, they... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2020 at 2020 Action
June 2020 - The oil industry, deep in debt due to reckless drilling expansion, is lobbying federal allies to put them in the front of the line for more Covid-19 assistance funds, squeezing out struggling Americans who are desperate for help to feed their families. These companies are also putting... Continue reading
Posted Jun 3, 2020 at 2020 Action
River Neretva, Bosnia and Herzegovina ©Dinno Kasalo While Europe is in lockdown over the Corona virus, investors are increasingly taking advantage of the unusual situation to build illegal dams in the Balkans. South of the capital Sarajevo in Bosnia, the construction of five dams has now begun or is being... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2020 at EarthAction
The United Nations General Assembly decided in 2018 to establish an International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace to be held annually on April 24. (Click here for the UNGA resolution). Although not as well-known as Earth Day (April 22), the day is very important in promoting international peace... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2020 at EarthAction
May 2020 - With projected eventual infection rates of 25% or 50%, and 81% in the absence of mitigation, this Covid-19 virus could be a catastrophe of the first order. Daily, we hear of anguished choices made in hospitals. We hear of financial disaster faced by suddenly unemployed workers, and... Continue reading
Posted Apr 29, 2020 at 2020 Action